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16.05.2022 Family Goals and Behavior in an International Comparative Analysis

Watch the WIC Hybrid Colloquium with Alicia Adsera.

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30.03.2022 Women and science

The 6th IIASA webinar featured Amanda Palazzo, Ting Tang and Raya Muttarak to discuss women and science.

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18.02.2022 Gesundes Altern der Bevölkerung

Ein Portrait von ERC-Preisträger Marc Luy und seinen Forschungsschwerpunkten, zusammengestellt von der ÖAW.

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07.02.2022 Klimawandel trägt zu Höhenflug grüner Parteien in Europa bei

Roman Hoffmann spricht über die Ergebnisse einer jüngsten Studie veröffentlicht im Fachjournal Nature Climate Change.

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26.01.2022 Depopulation Trends in Europe

Highlights from Wittgenstein Centre conference on the causes and consequences of depopulation.

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19.01.2022 Assessing Population Health: A Closer Look at the Healthy Life Years indicator

WIC Online Colloquium with Markus Sauerberg.

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21.12.2021 The causes and consequences of depopulation

Watch all the presentations from the Wittgenstein Centre Conference 2021. More information to the conference is available here.

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07.12.2021 When demographers unite

The IUSSP has interviewed experts about what demography can contribute to the understanding of and solutions to global challenges.

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11.11.2021 Interview with Vanessa Di Lego

Vanessa Di Lego spoke to the Universidade Federal de São Carlos about her work at the VID in Austria (in Portugese).

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15.10.2021 Population dynamics and climate change

Raya Muttarak participated in a round table discussion organized by the Brazilian Association for Population Studies (ABEP).

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16.09.2021 Climate change & population dynamics

Wolfgang Lutz was one of the speakers at an IUSSP Webinar which was coorganized by Raya Muttarak.

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14.07.2021 Use of R in Demography

Dilek Yildiz was invited by UNFPA Colombia to give a talk on the use of R in demography.

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18.06.2021 Our Ageing Society & COVID-19

Alexia Fürnkranz?Prskawetz was one of the speakers at the 30th event of the beyond COVID-19 series, organized by Population Europe.

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02.06.2021 Welchen politischen Rahmen braucht es für Klimagerechtigk

Roman Hoffmann was participant at a press talk organized by Südwind and Greenpeace (in German).

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21.05.2021 Was ein zufriedenes Leben im Alter ausmacht – und was man dafür tun kann

Marc Luy was invited as a speaker at a discussion event organized by the Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft (GDV) (in German).

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19.04.2021 "Died from" or "died with" COVID-19?

WIC researcher Markus Sauerberg on the mortality risk of COVID-19 (in German)

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14.01.2021 Human migration in the face of global climate change

Raya Muttarak gave an online lecture for the Ich tu's - Klimawissen Online platform.

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03.11.2020 Agent-based modelling

Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz gave a keynote presentation at the ESRC Centre for Population Change.

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18.09.2020 Visualizing National Transfer Accounts

Bernhard Binder-Hammer presented economic population pyramids for Austria at the Global Meeting on Population and the Generational Economy, August 3-7, 2020.

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04.05.2020 Intra-household transfers based on NTA micro data

Bernhard Binder-Hammer gave a presentation at the Micro-NTA Conference.

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11.09.2019 The future is now! Global Sustainable Development Report 2019

The United Nations launched a new Global Sustainable Development Report that is based on the work of 15 independent scientists, among them Wolfgang Lutz.

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25-26.02.2019 Measuring population ageing: Bridging Research and Policy

The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) of the United Nations, the International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA), and Chulalongkorn University, in collaboration with the Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), organized an international expert group meeting entitled “Measuring population ageing: Bridging Research and Policy”, 25-26 February 2019, Bangkok, Thailand.

All presentations can be watched here.

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16.01.2018 Russian regions on the demographic world map

Sergei Scherbov was the keynote speaker at the Gaidar Forum expert discussion session themed around Russian regions on the demographic world map. The session was centred around the results of the Russian Demographic Datasheet 2019 produced at IIASA. Experts discussed topics including a comparison of regional demographic data with other countries; evaluation of regional demographic development; Russian regions’ population projection until 2050; and population differentiation of Russian regions. (in Russian)

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17.11.2018 Brainpower as condition for sustainability

Wolfgang Lutz gave a presentation at the Otto-Mauer-Zentrum in Vienna, Austria on 17 December 2018.

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13.06.2018 Brain power for sustainable development, Session III

During Session III of the Leopoldina Symposium "Brain Power for Sustainable Development. The Cognitive Preconditions for a Successful Sustainability Transition", Bilal Barakat gave a presentation entitled "How SDG 4 on Education Relates to Other SDGs" (from minute 2:25) and Raya Muttarak gave a presentation entitled "How Education Contributes to Reducing Vulnerability and Enhancing Adaptive Capacity in the Context of Climate Change" (from minute 20:20).

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23.05.2018 Projecting elderly populations in ageing society

Dalkhat Ediev gave a two days lecture about the methods and issues of measuring population aging at the Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia, 23-24 May 2018.

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26.10.17 Older people are now more active and have more abilities than they used to have

Daniela Weber talks with Radio Sputnik about a recent study on future trends in the prevalence of severe activity limitations among older adults in Europe, conducted together with Sergei Scherbov in the framework of the IIASA Re-aging project.

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02.03.2017 The focus on human populations in climate change research

Raya Muttarak gave an interview about human populations in climate change research to the Austrian radio station FM4 in the show Reality Check. Muttarak referred to a recent study that looks into forecasting societies’ adaptive capacities to climate change that she published together with Wolfgang Lutz in the journal Nature Climate Change.

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Wittgenstein Centre Conference 2016: "Variations on the Themes of Wolfgang Lutz" - Now on Youtube
Watch all the Talks & Discussions of the Conference on our YouTube channel!

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01.12.2016 Which factors will decide the future of humanity?

A WU TV production (in German) on the occassion of Wolfgang Lutz being WU's Researcher of the Month (December 2016).
Wolfgang Lutz and his team have been cooperating with international demographics experts to investigate expected future population developments and how to make it possible for a future population of nine billion to live together in peace. Their results indicate that education plays a much more important role than previously believed.

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June 2016: REVES 2016 Meeting and Centre Summer School
In June, Wittgenstein Centre organised the REVES 2016 Meeting and the Summer School "The Demography of Health and Education" (funded by WWTF, City of Vienna, Wien Kultur). Watch the summary here.

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12.03.2016 No education, no future: why states fail - Interview with Wolfgang Lutz

Wolfgang Lutz discusses with Ingo Kahle why education decides the future of humanity in the show "Zwölfzweiundzwanzig" of the German radio station RBB. (in German)

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04.02.2016 What we know about future population

The European University Institute’s Forum on Migration, Citizenship and Demography invited Wolfgang Lutz, Gustavo De Santis (University of Florence), Philippe Fargues (MPC), and Juan Dolado (EUI), to discuss the future of Europe’s demography.

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13.11.2015 IIASA Systems Analysis Conference 2015 - Closing Session

Watch the closing session panel on the outlook for systems analysis at the IIASA Systems Analysis 2015 conference, with Don Saari, Martin Lees, Luís Bettencourt, Nadya Komendantova, Raya Muttarak, Stephen Robinson, Peter M. A. Sloot, and Pavel Kabat.

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10.9.2015 Demography that matters - Presentation of Research Highlights and Plans - Wittgenstein Centre Celebrations & Symposium

40 years population research at IIASA, 40 years Vienna Institute of Demography and 5 years Wittgenstein Centre.

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18.08.2015 Population Europe Inter-faces. An interview with Anna Matysiak on childlessness

The following questions are answered:
Why do women remain childless?
What are the most important factors in the life histories of childless women?
Are these factors universal or did you find country differences?
What advice would you give to a young woman who does eventually want to have children?

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26.05.2015 Education or health?

Wolfgang Lutz was invited by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to discuss about "Education or health? What is the key to self-determined family planning?" together with Dr. Heide Richter-Airijoki, head of the GIZ program on development of the health sector in Kenya. (in German)

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23.10.2014 Will the world's population stop growing?

Check out one of the key points from the latest WIC projections at one glance on our infograph: Female education will make the difference. 

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26.09.2014 Book launch: Thinking of the future

Wolfgang Lutz and Franz Fischler presented and discussed their new book "Zukunft Denken - Werden es unsere Kinder besser haben? " (Thinking of the Future - Will our Children be better off?) in Vienna. (in German)

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12.03.2014 Wir werden weniger - Interview with Wolfgang Lutz

Interviewed by the business magazine "Trend" of the Swiss Radio SRF Wolfgang Lutz describes why the world population will decrease and what consequences this will have in the future.

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04.02.2014 Global human capital: Integrating education and population - Presentation by Wolfgang Lutz

Wolfgang Lutz discussed border issues on demographic research and projections by educational level.

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01.07.2013 Wolfgang Lutz at the UNECE Regional Conference

Wolfgang Lutz gave a keynote presentation at the UNECE Regional Conference "Enabling Choices: Population Priorities for the 21st Century" in Geneva, 1-2 July 2013.

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09.04.2013 Progress on Development - Wolfgang Lutz on Reality Check Radio

Wolfgang Lutz spoke to Vienna radio station FM4: Reality Check radio show about progress on reaching the Millennium Development Goals.

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30.01.2013 Airtalk with Warren Sanderson

The common perception is that as time marches on, the human population will continue to rise. Advances in technology and health will lead to longer lives, and thus the Earth will be burdened by billions upon billions of hungry mouths to feed, both young and old. And not just food, but oil, land, water and other resources will be gobbled up until there isn’t enough to go around. (...) So what does this mean for humanity? Are we headed out? Or are we going to continue to explode in numbers? Which science fiction future are you more looking forward to? (Copyright: Airtalk 30.01.2013)

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24.-26.10.2012 IIASA 40th Anniversary Conference

Researchers from the Wittgenstein Centre played an important role in making the IIASA 40th Anniversary Conference entitled "Worlds Within Reach. From Science to Policy" a great success.

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The Economist podcast featured WIC research on climate change, environmental concerns and green voting (from minute 16).

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14.03.2022 The Demography of Sustainable Wellbeing

Raya Muttarak, Wolfgang Lutz, Partha Dasgupta, Jeffrey Sachs, David Smith and Kathryn Grace participated at a PERN Webinar.

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07.02.2022 How Extreme Weather Could Boost Support For Green Politics

Raya Muttarak was interviewed by David Vetter from Forbes Magazine.

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04.02.2022 Population Dynamics Under Global Climate Change

Raya Muttarak was invited by the Centre for Family and Population Research to give an online talk about her new ERC project.

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20.01.2022 Warum die Weltbevölkerung schrumpfen wird

Der Deutschlandfunk hat Expert*innen befragt wie es mit dem Bevölkerungswachstum weitergeht und mit welchen Konsequenzen.

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18.01.2022 Demografische Entwicklung und soziale Sicherheit

Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz war eine der Diskussionseilnehmer*innen bei der Denkwerkstatt St. Lambrecht.

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20.12.2021 Are we healthy enough to retire later?

Daniela Weber elaborates on her research about the possibility of later retirement ages in Europe.

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22.11.2021 Interview: Climate crisis boosts displacement

This interview with Raya Muttarak was made in the context of a VIDC panel discussion on November 4th 2021. More information

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08.11.2021 Repositioning demography at the core of social sciences

Watch the book launch of "Advanced Introduction to Demography" authored by Wolfgang Lutz and a Panel Discussion with Alícia Adsera, Francesco C. Billari, Joshua R. Goldstein, Leiwen Jiang, and Landy Lizbeth Sánchez Peña.

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22.09.2021 Emerging Scholar Sonja Spitzer

Sonja spitzer speaks about her research focus: measuring health and health perception.

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26.07.2021 Verzicht auf Kinder

WIC researcher Erich Striessnig gave an interview on the renunciation of parenthood at the WDR 5 Politikum (in German).

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09.07.2021 COVID-19 Baby Bust? How the pandemic affects birth rates and our demographic future

Tomas Sobotka was one of the discussants at an UNFPA Eastern Europe & Central Asia event.

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10.06.2021 Mathematik der Altervorsorge

Ein TUForMath Vortrag von Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz.

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01.06.2021 Late fertility across the high-income countries

Eva Beaujouan gave a presentation at the University of Warsaw.

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10.05.2021 Waht does the global future hold?

Wolfgang Lutz spoke about the future of population and demography as part of the International Resource Panel (IRP) Webcast Series.

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10.02.2021 Fertility trends in low-fertility countries: Heading towards an uncertain future

Tomas Sobotka gave a presentation at the University of Warsaw.

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30.11.2020 Demographic aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences

Watch all the presentations from the Wittgenstein Centre Conference 2020. More information to the conference is available here.

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26.10.2020 Long-term implications of demographic trends in Finland

Invited by the Finnish Government, Wolfgang Lutz gave a webinar on policy priorities for Finland in the international context.

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09.07.2020 World demography in 2050

Sergei Scherbov in an interview with the Russian TV station RTVI (in Russian).

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11.11.2019 Demographic aspects of human wellbeing

Watch all the presentations from the Wittgenstein Centre Conference 2019.

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21.08.2019 Wie verändern sich die Geburtenraten in Europa?

Tomáš Sobotka erklärt im ÖAW Video wie sich die Fertilität, also die Menge an Kindern, der einzelnen Länder in den letzten Jahren verändert hat.

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26.02.2019 Population explosion: Wrong conclusion?

Wolfgang Lutz was interviewed for the ntv podcast "Wieder was gelernt" where he discussed why he is expecting the world population to shrink again. Listen to the full podcast (in German) on the ntv website.

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11.12.2018 Population trends and the global sustainable development goals

Wolfgang Lutz gave a presentation entitled "Population trends and the global sustainable development goals" in the framework of the S.M.A.R.T. lecture series at Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (CeMM) in Vienna.

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13.11.2018 World population trends and the rise of "homo sapiens literata"

Wolfgang Lutz was invited speaker at a plenary session of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and discussed future dynamics of world population change.

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13.06.2018 Brain power for sustainable development, Session II

Jesus Crespo Cuaresma gave a presentation entitled "Global Education Expansion and Poverty Reduction" during Session II of the Leopoldina Symposium "Brain Power for Sustainable Development. The Cognitive Preconditions for a Successful Sustainability Transition" (from minute 19:30).

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18.01.18 Aging Demographic Data Sheet 2018

The first Aging Demographic Data Sheet that comprehensively presents new measures of aging for all countries in the world and world regions, including projections for 2050, was presented at the high-level Gaidar Forum on 18 January 2018 in Moscow. In the dedicated session at the conference, Sergei Scherbov presented the methodological background of the applied alternative indicators of population ageing and the major results.

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29.07.2017 Who came during the 2015 European refugee ‘crisis’?

Judith Kohlenberger was interviewed for Talking Migration about recent results from the “Displaced Persons in Austria Survey (DiPAS)”. Talking Migration is a podcast produced by Dr Clara Sandelind at the University of Sheffield, supported by Sheffield Migration Research and the Centre for Research in the Social Sciences at the University of Huddersfield. The podcast aims at bringing academics, stakeholders, policy makers, NGOs and activists together in conversations about issues in international migration today.

The contribution “Who came during the 2015 European refugee crisis?” can be listened to here and is also available on iTunes.

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16.01.2017 Population growth and the Sustainable Development Goals

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals would significantly slow population growth, according to a new Wittgenstein Centre study authored by Guy Abel, Bilal Barakat, Samir KC and Wolfgang Lutz. Read the full story: http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about...

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14.12.2017 Human capital as the root cause of development and policy priority for the 21st century

Wolfgang Lutz gave a talk entitled “Human capital as the root cause of development and policy priority for the 21st century” at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) as part of the IST Science and Society Lecture series. In his talk he discussed the state-of-the-art and multi-dimensional demographic analyses of changing population sizes and structures.

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07.10.2016 - Pinpointing the human value in the migrant masses

Wolfgang Lutz, Zakarya Al Zalak and Judith Kohlenberger were interviewed by Deutsche Welle journalist Kerry Skyring about the background and human value of refugees, results from a recent study conducted at the Wittgenstein Centre.

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01.04.2016 Mindel C. Sheps Award ceremony at the PAA 2016

Wolfgang Lutz was awarded the 2016 Mindel Sheps Award for his outstanding contributions to demographic methodology. The award was presented by Hans-Peter Kohler and accepted by Wolfgang Lutz at the Population Association of America meeting on 1 April 2016.

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11.02.2016 Population, Education and the the Sustainable Development Goals - Presentation by Wolfgang Lutz

To generate ideas and share knowledge of sustainability solutions, IIASA, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Austrian Embassy in Washington have co-sponsored a symposium under the theme "International Scientific Cooperation for Global Sustainability"

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11.01.2016 How immigration changes a society - Interview with Wolfgang Lutz

Wolfgang Lutz gave an interview on migration and a recent study on who are the refugees in Austria to the Austrian radio station OE1. Together with Judith Brandner he discusses how migration has changed over time in the show Radiokolleg (in German).

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11.11.2015 IIASA Systems Analysis Conference 2015 - Lecture by Wolfgang Lutz

Watch Wolfgang Lutz speaking about "What should be the sustainability criteria in systems models?" in Session 1 at the IIASA Systems Analysis 2015 conference.

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31.8.2015 Warren Sanderson and Sergei Scherbov rethink population aging

Warren Sanderson and Sergei Scherbov explain why the substantial changes in life expectancy and health status have rendered traditional demographic measures inadequate for the analysis of aging at the population level in the 21st century.

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18.08.2015 Population Europe Inter-faces. An interview with Anne Goujon on education

The following questions are answered:
What impact did education have oon the development of our societies?
How can you complete missing data about edication in a reliable way?
What are the main obstacles in this process of data reconstruction?
Once this data is completed, what can we learn from it for the future?

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22.05.2015 Sergei Scherbov at the Shanghai Forum

Sergei Scherbov was invited to give a presentation on reassessing aging at this event and to participate in the round table discussion entitled “Dealing with Asia’s Aging Challenges” which was chaired by Professor Xizhe Peng (Fudan University).

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20.10.2014. Wolfgang Lutz on the differences of the Centre's and the UN population projections

Wolfgang Lutz explains the difference between the estimated population growth published by the United Nations Population Division and several universities and the new 2014 Wittgenstein Centre projections.

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09.05.2014 The Future Population of our Planet

Wolfgang Lutz shows how universal primary and secondary education for all young women will slow population growth, generate greater economic growth, improve people's health, reduce population's vulnerability to natural disasters, and enhance democracy.

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06.03.2014 New Measures of Age and Ageing - Interview with Sergei Scherbov

Scherbov describes in short how to rethink age and aging, explains the concepts of prospective age, prospective old age dependency ratio and prospective mean age, and the importance for public policies.

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23.01.2014 Wolfgang Lutz at the World Economic Forum 2014

Together with Kofi Annan, Peter D. Sutherland, Martin Schulz, William Lacy Swing, and Khalid Koser, Wolfgang Lutz was on the Panel on "Immigration - Welcome or Not?" at the World Economic Forum 2014 in Davos.

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16.05.2013 Marc Luy on Radio Ö1

Marc Luy in an interview to Austrian Radio station Ö1 on May 16th in the show “Abendjournal” on life expectancy.

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17.02.2013 Wolfgang Lutz on CNBC

A New Immigration Policy for Singapore? WIC Director Wolfgang Lutz discusses the demographic challenges in Singapore and Hong Kong on CNBC.

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24.01.2013 "Demography of the Seven Billion" Lecture by Dr. Warren C. Sanderson

As part of the 7 Billion and You Lecture and Discussion Series at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver

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13.09.2012 MS Wissenschaft in Austria, September 2012

The Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital contributed to the exhibition "MS Wissenschaft" that is sponsored in Austria by the FWF.

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05.05.2022 Demographic Change and Growing Population Diversity in Europe

Raya Muttarak was one of the discussants at the The State of the Union 2022 conference.

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02.03.2022 Public policies to address the issues of an aging society

Wolfgang Lutz joined Luohan Academy in their 9th Frontier Dialogue.

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07.02.2022 Green Family – Generational Fairness in Climate Change

The Wittgenstein Centre and Population Europe hosted a Panel Debate with an introductory talk by Erich Striessnig. Read the corresponding report in German.

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01.02.2022 Geography, scale, and mortality patterns in the Indigenous populations of Canada

Webinar with Leora Wolfman at the University of Ottawa.

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20.01.2022 climate change, migration, urbanization

Roman Hoffmann gave a presentation at the Basel Peace Forum 2022.

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14.01.2022 Demografische Aspekte

Wolfgang Lutz sprach mit Vorarlberg Online über die Weltbevölkerung, den Klimawandel, die Pandemie und Social Media aus der Sicht der Demografie.

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09.12.2021 Towards bayesian model-based demography

Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz participted in an expert discussion on quantitative and qualitative advancement in demography and migration studies.

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11.11.2021 Understanding gender and climate-related migration

Raya Muttarak was a speaker at an event titled "Climate crisis boosts displacement" organized by the Vienna Institute for International Dialogue and Cooperation (VIDC) on November 4th 2021 (from minute 36:30). More information

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02.11.2021 Updating the socioeconomic projections of the SSPs

Samir KC and Wolfgang Lutz spoke about populations by age, gender and educational attainment in the framework of the SSP's at an ICONICS online event.

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21.09.2021 New data for new challenges

Tomas Sobotka spoke at the Università di Padova about low fertility trends, determinants and policies.

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2021 Wittgenstein Centre online Colloquium

19.07.2021: From the Stork to Fertility Apps, Ross Barker

15.07.2021: Covid-19, Social-Distancing and Lock-Downs in a simple Ramsey Economy: The role of networks, Torben Klarl

18.05.2021: MicroWELT – Microsimulation of Disaggregated National Transfer Accounts for the Comparative Study of Welfare State Regimes, Martin Spielauer

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03.07.2021 Who's old? Redefining old age with Sergei Scherbov

Sergei Scherbov explains his proposal for a dynamic "old age threshold" in a 5-minute interview with NaspRead.

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07.06.2021 Zukunft der Alterns- und Lebensverlaufsforschung

Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz war eine der Teilnehmer*innen bei der Vorstellung des Zukunftsreports Wissenschaft, der Leopoldina - Nationalen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

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25.05.2021 Human Capital

Wolfgang Lutz and Alex Chika Ezeh were the speakers at the Global Demography Forum 2021 to the topic Human Capital.

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28.04.2021 "An oder mit Corona": Wie werden die Sterbefälle gezählt?

Markus Sauerberg in an interview with Der Standard (in German).

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18.01.2021 Die Soziologie der Pandemie: Wie wir in der COVID-Krise handeln

Karl Ulrich Mayer im Interview beim Podcast der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften im Zuge der WIC 2020 Konferenz unter dem Titel "Demografische Aspekte der COVID-19 Pandemie und ihre Folgen".

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27.11.2020 Gesundheit – überschätzen wir unseren Körper?

Sonja Spitzer erklärt wie Menschen ihre eigene Gesundheit einschätzen und warum Selbsteinschätzung und Realität oft nicht zusammenpassen.

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29.09.2020 Soziale Infrastruktur und Lebensqualität – das Beispiel Kinderbetreuung (in Wien)

Bernhard Riederer und Raimund Haindorfer geben hier einen kurzen thematischen Einblick bei Diskurs - Das Wissenschaftsnetz.

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29.06.2020 Demographic Consequences of COVID-19

IIASA in collaboration with the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration hosted an online symposium to discuss challenges that demographers may face in studying demographic consequences of COVID-19.

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25.10.2019 What's Changed on fertility, families and women's empowerment in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Tomas Sobotka speaks about the big picture changes in the region since the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD).

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23.07.2019 Women in Leadership, and Europe's Ageing Population

Chatham House poscast Undercurrents explores the challenges presented by ageing populations, particularly prevalent in Europe, with leading Sergei Scherbov.

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29.01.2019 Climate change link to Arab spring' mass migration

Raya Muttarak was interviewed by Henry Ridgwell on Voice of America. The mass migration flows that followed the Arab Spring in North Africa and the Middle East were partly caused by climate change, according to new research. New research shows that in certain circumstances, climate conditions can lead to conflict, which drives increased migration.

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05.12.2018 Fertility across time and space

The Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) conference 2018 was entitled "Fertility across time and space: Data and Research Advances" and took place between 5-7 December 2018 in Vienna.

All presentations can be watched here.

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18.10.2018 Panel discussion on UNFPA’s State of World Population Report 2018:

"Is Europe facing a population crisis?"

The power of choice: Reproductive rights and the demographic transition - Alanna Armitage, UNFPA Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Office (EECARO) - Presentation slides

Global population trends and the challenges arising from imbalances - Prof. Wolfgang Lutz, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

Low fertility in Europe: Regional contrasts and policy responses - Dr. Tomas Sobotka, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) - Presentation slides

Demography and democracy - Prof. Shalini Randeria, Institute for Human Sciences (IWM)

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13.06.2018 Brain power for sustainable development, opening session

Keynote by Wolfgang Lutz during the opening session of the Leopoldina Symposium "Brain Power for Sustainable Development. The Cognitive Preconditions for a Successful Sustainability Transition" (from minute 46:15).

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21.11.17 The effect of subjective longevity expectations on retirement

Arda Aktas discussed the effect of subjective longevity expectations on retirementat the final conference of the AGENTA project, organized by the Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) between 20-22 November 2017 in Vienna.

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21.03.17 Are the 40s really the new 30s?

Sergei Scherbov explains new methods of measuring population aging with a number of application examples. The presentation is based on new research from the World Population Program Reassessing Aging from a Population Perspective (Re-Aging) project. It was part of the Lecture Series "Demography today" that is organized at the Spanish National Research Council. Watch the full lecture here.

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13.01.2017 The Gaidar Forum 2017. Russian Demographic Data Sheet 2016

The first Russian Demographic Data Sheet, a collaboration between IIASA, the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), and the Russian Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat), was presented at the high-level Gaidar Forum on 13 January 2017 in Moscow. In thies dedicated session, Sergei Scherbov presented the methodological background of the applied alternative indicators of population ageing and the major results.

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05.-07.12.2016 Wittgenstein Centre Conference: "Variations on the Themes of Wolfgang Lutz"

The Wittgenstein Centre Conference 2016 was devoted to the scientific career and achievements of Wolfgang Lutz, who turned 60 in December 2016, and brought together international researchers in the field of Demography. The sessions of the conference covered: Human Capital; Fertility and Family Dynamics; Ageing; Multiregional/Multistate Projections; (Probabilistic) Projections; Population, Development and Environment

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30.06.2016 ATHLOS meeting: The characteristics of people are the key to study aging

Sergei Scherbov describes how people age differently in different countries and why new developed measures that are based on the characteristics of people are better suited to study aging.

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30.03.2016 science.talk: Bevölkerungsforscher Wolfgang Lutz

Barbara Stöckl talks to Wittgenstein awardee Wolfgang Lutz about our changing world and our future challenges in science.talk by ORF. More information to the show is available on the ORF website.

 

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04.02.2016 The impact of education on migration in Europe

During the European University Institute’s Forum on Migration, Citizenship and Demography on 4 February 2016 in Florence Wolfgang Lutz was interviewed to the question how increased global education will have an impact on migration in Europe.

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03.12.2015 Future Demographic Trends - Lecture by Wolfgang Lutz

Wolfgang Lutz gave a lecture under the title "Future demographic trends in Europe, Africa and Asia, and implications for migration" at the Joint Research Institute (JRC) of the European Commission.

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13.10.2015 Demografie - Wie zuverlässig ist sie? Wolfgang Lutz and Nikola Sander on ARTE TV

Wird es am Ende des Jahrhunderts elf Milliarden Menschen auf der Erde geben oder nur neun? In ihren Prognosen liegen die Demografen weit auseinander. Auch für Europa gibt es sehr unterschiedliche Vorhersagen. Dabei haben die Studien der Demografen direkte Konsequenzen. So leiten zum Beispiel Stadtplaner daraus ab, ob eine Region mehr Kindergärten oder größere Friedhöfe braucht. (Quelle: X:enius|ARTE)

Online until 11th January 2016

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18.08.2015 Population Europe Inter-faces. An Interview with Tomas Sobotka on fertility in times of crisis

The following questions are answered:
Does the recession influence birth rates?
Does it make a difference to family planning in times of economic crisis what kind of job people have?
Are there factors like family support, social networks or the infamous "biological clock" that are helping to overcome these worries?
What policies could encourage people not to postpone their plans to have children in times of economic crisis?

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17.6.2015. Sergei Scherbov at the launch of the World Bank Regional Report on Aging Societies

Sergei Scherbov participated as a panel member at the launch of the World Bank Regional Report on Aging in Europe and Central Asia.

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30.3.2015 Austria: The ash-tray of Europe? Raya Muttarak and Nadia Steiber on smoking on FM4

Wittgenstein Centre researchers Raya Muttarak and Nadia Steiber discuss their latest research on smoking in Austria in the radio show Reality Check on FM4.

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2.10.2014. Elke Loichinger on Population Aging on FM4

Elke Loichinger spoke to Vienna's Radio FM4 Reality Check show about a new study showing the benefits of population aging. 

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20.03.2014 Global Human Capital - Interview with Wolfgang Lutz

Wolfgang Lutz describes in short how demographic dynamics contribute to the understanding of changes and trends in human capital, the main challenges in this regard for Latin America, and the role of migration.

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05.02.2014 New Measures of Age and Aging - Presentation by Sergei Scherbov

Sergei Scherbov presents his groundbreaking research on Aging at the El Colegio de México.

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01.10.2013 Wolfgang Lutz at the National Academy of Sciences

The presentation entitled "Intergenerational tradeoffs: What do future generations lose because of efforts to equitably improve current human well-being?" can be watch under "1-Oct, Session III. Conundrum: Wolfgang Lutz”

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11.04.2013 Women and Education - Wolfgang Lutz on Reality Check Radio

Lutz spoke to Vienna radio station FM4: Reality Check radio show about the importance of women's education.

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13.02.2013 Wolfgang Lutz on razor.tv

"Singapore's current birth rate is ok." Razor.tv features what renowned population expert Professor Wolfgang Lutz thinks about Singapore's fertility rate, and how a Total Fertility Rate (TFR) of 2.1 might not be ideal.

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15.01.2013 Population Europe Inter-faces. An Interview with Wolfgang Lutz

Topic: "Education is the demographic dimension that matters most for development"

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29.09.2011 Wittgenstein Centre Symposium

The inaugural Wittgenstein Symposium Demography, Education and Democracy - A Global Perspective discussed whether international development should be refocused toward providing aid to targeted education and health objectives, and if so, how this could be achieved.

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The Wittgenstein Centre aspires to be a world leader in the advancement of demographic methods and their application to the analysis of human capital and population dynamics. In assessing the effects of these forces on long-term human well-being, we combine scientific excellence in a multidisciplinary context with relevance to a global audience. It is a collaboration among the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Vienna.